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PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:16 am 
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Hi Guys,

I was wondering what water conditions were like on the Cauvery? (Galibori/Haira)
Has anyone been fishing there lately?
Any mahseer worth mentioning caught so far?

Would be nice to hear from some Bangalore guys about the Cauvery.

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Hi Owen,

Thanks for your response. I guess water levels will be dropping at this time and will be far from perfect...... coming to think of it are the conditions ever perfect :wink:

Nice to hear a 40lb fish was caught recently..... I hope its a good omen for this season.

Why don't you hit Haira for a couple of nights? Conditions sholud be nearing perfect for fishing from Haira or even Mossle halla at night or late evening.

Let me know if you head down am dying to know how it goes.

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One of our members, Junaid, caught a 52 pounder last week. Lot's of bites and bigger ones lost. This season may be better than the last two.


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Hi Bops,

I hope it gets better.... would like to see some bigger fish landed but 70+lbs.
That stretch isn't known for its 40lbers.

Mighty Marlin.


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Hi Bops & Rustam,

It's been too long since I came in here! Been too busy with work all year :cry: . Only managed one decent trip to Sumatra for the mahseer there. However, I'll be in Bangalore on morning of 22Dec, on the way to Cauvery - where else! Wanna have masala tea & brekky? Dont know which hotel we're staying yet, but i'll find out soon enuff.

Glad to know the River is doing good now. For this year, my gang is split up: George & Shah are fishing Bhimeshwari 15-22Dec, and i'm bringing two newbies to Galibore immediately after. Looking forward to their 'baptism'!
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HI Guys,

Just a 'report' from me re. the Galibore stretch of the Cauvery...

We arrived there on 23Dec to find the river abnormally high, due to heavy rains. There's this cyclone somewhere...

Meanwhile, I got word from my two buddies who did Bhimeshwari, that Galibore would be almost hopeless. They had caught good fish at Dodda Mulu, topped by a 60-lb silver by Shah and 40+ lb by George. I was staring at a fishless one week, eating plates of capati and dhal curry and watching murky water pass by.

The first 3 days were just that: fishless! But the water level was going down fast. I hit a 21-lb bluefin mahseer on the 4th day. Buddy Foo landed a 36-lb later. In our final session on 28Dec, I landed a 43-lb fish to put icing on the trip. Phew!

In total, we caught about 220-lb of fish. It was great considering the conditions. But the worrying thing was the almost total absence of golden mahseer (mussulah). Only the bluefin fish prevailed. Same as my trip last year.

Some of the regulars were whispering about this great drought a few years ago, when the authorities stopped the flow at Mysore Dam. The fish got hemmed in at pools like Mudrekal. They suspect that many of the giants had died and become dinner for the crocs.

If this is really true, then it'd be many years before we see real giant mahseer of >80-lbs with enough regularity.

I sincerely hope that the legendary 160-lb mahseer that had broken several anglers' lines is still alive. Hope is what i carry everytime I'm at the Cauvery.

Oh yes, one more bad news: we came across hundreds of cichlids (Africans, I believe). Another alien species to be added to the river. We tried to catch as many as we could on ragi. Thankfully, the gillies eat them.

><<:>

PS: Bops/Rustam: sorry about our Bangaluru appointment: my bad! Emailed you too late!


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Fished Bheemishwari from Decmeber 3 to 21 and had my best trip yet, landing 39 fish. My best was a 52 lb silver along with others of 35, 34 and 31 plus a number of 20s.
Seems the river is fishing very well, the best it has been for a few years.


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Hey Gary,

Great catch! Any golden mahseer among them?

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Aznir, we'll meet again on your next trip!


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Nick,
Sorry to have missed you this year, you must have arrived at Galibore as i left Bheemishwari!
In total i had 39 fish, as well as the 52 i also had a 35, 34 and 31, plus another mid-30 which i had beaten on its side in the shallows but the ghillie wouldn't get his feet wet (not my own ghillie, it was at night and he was asleep, so one of the new ghillies got up). I also had six others over 20 lb, including a golden of 24 lb and one which was either a very dark silver one or a black of 26 lb.
I had been due to go to Galibore but stayed on at Bheemishwari when the rain started, paid off as i had the 50 and two 30s during those few days.
Hopefully see you out there next year if you're going, was nice to catch up with George and Shah.

Gary


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Hi guys,

My pal Johnson just got back from a 5 day trip at Galibore (last week of Dec) and someone landed a 100+ pound fish in Galibore just above the camp. He also got a 70lb fish that was not properly hooked and got away at the boat and got 5-6 fish in the 20-30 lb range. Apparantly the fishing has picked up and the river is coming down.
Am going to Haira next week.

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Nick,
Spencer decided not to come this year after it fished so bad last year, he might change his mind for 2008 though! Yes, Joe was there, that's who i was fishign with this year and i also took my dad out for his first ever trip, he is 65 and it was great to see him catch a 39 pounder.
I did wonder where Terry had gone this year, met Martin last year when he was with Terry at Bheemishwari.
It's is great to hear of so many good fish coming from the river, i was starting to think that most of the big ones had gone.


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This is great news all round! That 100+ lb fish must be a golden! From the records, that must be only 5th "nur pound minu" giant ever. The ones that I know, at least:

- 126-lb landed by van Ingen, in 1928 (still the record, after all these years)
- 118-lb by ??? , Crocodile rock, Galibore
- 105-lb, by ???, also Galibore
- 102-lb, by Mark Thompson, Balumudhu, Bhimeshwari, 1992

Some will argue that it's not the size, but the circumstances, that matters. Landing a 50-lb giant from Kenggal is a bigger challenge than catching a 100-pounder from Mudrekal, probably. Still, 100-lb is a great dream!

Still hoping that that 160-pounder Joe was talking about is still swimming down there in the depths!

Hope to see you next year, Gary!

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John Wilson's 92 and 86 both taken on the same morning from Ontigundu has to be right up there with the best Aznir. It is a very difficult spot to fish, with no room for errors.
A 50 from Kengal without a coracle is what angling is all about.
Ask chilwa he knows all about it :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Owen,

A 50-lb brute from Kenggal without a coracle? I call it suicide! :D

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I met Dave Plummer at moslehalla after he jumped in at Kengal attached to a 92lb mother. He was shaking all over. Said he would never do it again. :lol:


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Good to know. I had a call from Galiborai. A 96lb mahseer was caught by a spanish angler, Alberto. He was fishing with Joe Assasso.


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Great news. Alberto seems to do well at Galibore, last year he had a big one on his very last cast of his trip - can't remember the weight.


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Just got back yesterday from a 4 day trip to Galibore...fishing was decent but not hectic. Water levels very low for this time of the year...looks more like it looks around mid to end Feb. First couple of days was quite slow...fished mostly upstream - Ragi, chilwa, crab...nothing above 15 and not too many in number...then we got back one evening to hear about the 96 pounder that Alberto caught...that was a beauty...at least from the pictures...

Here's what we had on the last night before we left...the silver was on Chilwa and the Golden on Ragi..both in the fast water before the rapids...neither fish was weighed...will depend on the experts on this forum to estimate....my guess - the one I am holding...the silver was at least 15 kgs...

Moi with the silver


Venu with the golden



The other bit of fun I had was fishing for murrel using frogs - AT NIGHT!!...first time I am trying it...suggest you guys try it too...very very cool...I was fishing the lower end of Croc rock and as it became dark - I started hearing the frogs....also there was a 2/3 moon around..and I started casting my froggie out onto the rocks and make them plop into the water and splash around....had 3 good strikes...but all resulted in Spatoutis...but was good fun...i am sure I could have caught one with a little more effort...


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